Ohio Township Central Library News

Understanding Your Medicare Options – Lunch & Learn – September 11

Written By: Diane - Aug• 25•13

lunchThis year the open enrollment period for Medicare Part D runs from October 15 through December 7.

Erica Siegfried, COO of Double Eagle Insurance will discuss how to select the Medicare Part D or Medicare Advantage Plan that best fits your needs noon-1pm September 11 in the Diamond Room.

The Ohio Township Public Library System – Central Library and H.E.L.P. (Healthcare Education Learning Partners) are collaborating for a Lunch & Learn program to help seniors understand their options.

Come and join us to learn more about your Medicare Prescription Drug coverage options.

To reserve a spot, or to find out more information about this program, please call Diane Sprick at 853-5468, ext. 303.

Family Literacy Day

Written By: Diane - Aug• 24•13

 

           Family Literacy Day, an annual celebration of reading (for over 25 years!)  is Saturday, September 21 at Washington Square Mall.  The first 100 children to attend will receive The Beag – Doing Good in the ‘Hood by southwest Indiana author Lois Loehr Rini who will read her book and be available to autograph it afterwards.  The Beag gives kids a fun way to learn about how to take pride in their neighborhood.  This event is sponsored by the Scripps-Howard Foundation and the Evansville Literacy Coalition.  The event takes place 1-4pm center stage at the mall.  Tales & Scales will perform, as well as Rivertown Storyteller Tammy Deicken and there’s much more.  Enjoy some family time at Washington Square Mall and celebrate Family Literacy Day.

Lunch & Learn: Preventing Fraud Against Seniors

Written By: Susan - Jul• 20•13

senior-scams-300x200As the population ages, an increasing number of senior citizens will be targeted by con artists. According to the Better Business Bureau these scams often involve telemarketing, junk mail, sweepstakes offers, investment schemes, fraudulent Medicare offers, charitable giving, email scams, and funeral scams. Many of these victims don’t ask for help until it is too late!
The Ohio Township Central Library and H.E.L.P. (Healthcare Education Learning Partners) are collaborating for a Lunch & Learn program that will educate senior citizens and their families about how to recognize and avoid scams. This free lunch and informational session takes place on Wednesday, August 14 at 12:00 p.m. in the Diamond Room at the Ohio Township Central Library in Newburgh.

Jackie Heathcott, Trade Practice Specialist for the Tri-State Better Business Bureau will be the speaker. She will provide information to help seniors protect themselves against con artists.

Fairy Gardening w/Gina McCalister of Mulberry Jean’s Accents

Written By: Diane - Jul• 11•13

Come & create your own fairy garden and learn a little bit about the idea of Fairy Gardening on:

 

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm – Diamond Room

 

 

Gina will function as your own Fairy Garden guide.  You can build your own delightful garden using your own container pot (no bigger than 18” around) that you need to bring filled with dirt and we will provide you with the other materials to take home with you.  You’ll need to supply your own special fairy to live there, but Gina will bring different fairies available for purchase that evening or you can just simply add your own fairy at a later date.  Remember, to bring a large bag to take your new garden creation home with you.

Cost?           None, unless you want to adopt a fairy to take home that night!

Open to all adults 18 years or older: You must register to participate by Friday, July 19Space is limited, so sign up now to reserve your space at the Circulation Desk.

Lunch & Learn – Topic: Healthy Grieving When a Loved One is Lost

Written By: Diane - Jul• 07•13

 

lunchGrief is the normal response to loss and no two people react to a loss the same way.  According to WebMD, social support, good self-care, and the passage of time are usually the best medicine for grieving.

 

The Ohio Township Central Library and H.E.L.P. (Healthcare Education Learning Partners) are collaborating for a Lunch & Learn program that will give families information to help them deal with their grief. This free lunch and informational session takes place on Wednesday, July 10 at 12:00 p.m. in the Diamond Room at the Ohio Township Central Library in Newburgh.

 

Genevieve McGuire, a chaplain with SouthernCare Hospice in Evansville, will be the speaker. She will provide a positive, uplifting look at the bereavement process.

 

Come join us and learn how to help yourself or a loved one cope with the death of a loved one. To reserve a spot, or to find out more information about this program, please call 812-853-5468, ext. 301.